Westlaw UK What’s New for Students: Westlaw UK Insight – now live

5 comments, posted on December 11, 2012

Welcome to the final Westlaw UK What’s New for Students of 2012. This edition announces the launch of Westlaw UK Insight – the beginning of our brand new online legal encyclopedia and one of the biggest enhancements to launch on Westlaw UK in years.

Westlaw UK Insight

WESTLAW UK INSIGHT

Westlaw UK Insight is the start of a new, dynamic and ever-expanding online legal encyclopedia.
Intuitively arranged by topic and with direct links to key related content, it enables you to quickly find the information you need. With succinct, up-to-date and expert guidance on the law, Insight is the perfect starting point for your your research.

Westlaw UK Insight provides users with a more practical way to begin their research and find the content that is most important to you – offering an entirely new research experience.

Westlaw UK Insight home page

KEEP IT SIMPLE

Westlaw UK Insight articles are easy to absorb.

A clean, fresh structure allows efficient and intuitive navigation of the law across topic and jurisdictions.

Created specifically for online, content is relevant, comprehensive yet concise, and updated as the law changes.

UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING

Westlaw UK Insight increases your understanding of the law.

Through authoritative articles it ensures that you’re in the know when you need to be. Haven’t dealt with Finance law for a while?
Let the best finance minds give you the refresher course and then keep you updated on any changes.

A LOGICAL STRUCTURE

Westlaw UK Insight is simple to use.

Arranged hierarchically, Westlaw UK Insight’s top level articles cover broad areas, while the lower level articles cover niche fields.

Search or browse through topics displayed to view information on a broad topic, where you’ll find lots of information and links to relevant content in that area, as well as a list of the niche articles that sit below it.

NEVER MORE THAN A CLICK AWAY

Westlaw UK Insight connects you to the content you need.

You’ll find direct links to any content on Westlaw UK that’s referenced by an author, including books. Automatically generated links also point you in the direction of related cases and legislation.

THE FASTER YOU RUN THE FASTER YOU’RE DONE

Westlaw UK Insight increases your responsiveness.

It helps you get up to speed with a point of law quickly, ensuring you can respond to client enquiries in less time. For you, this also means more time to focus on high-value or core aspects of a case.

LIVE IN THE MOMENT

Westlaw UK Insight can be personalised.

If you’re interested in an article you can ‘Watch’ it. Watched articles sit on the Insight homepage giving you instant access to them. Plus, icons alert you to when your watched articles have been updated.

A ‘Latest Updates’ section also sits on the Insight homepage. It lists all articles that have recently been amended.

SOME THINGS TAKE TIME. OTHERS SHOULDN’T

Westlaw UK Insight helps you to spend more time learning and less time sarching.

It saves you time wading through search results or huge textbooks – Westlaw UK Insight will do it all for you.

LEARN FROM THE BRIGHTEST SPARKS

Westlaw UK Insight is information you can trust.

Insight is written by experts in the field including practitioners and academics – all overseen by Parliamentary Counsel – meaning you have the brightest minds in the business teaching, updating and informing you all day, every day.

LOOKING FOR INDEX OF LEGAL TERMS?

You may have noticed that the Index of Legal Terms link on the Westlaw UK homepage has now been replaced. The link is now located on the right-hand side of the Books & Looseleafs page. Just click on the Books tab.

Westlaw UK Insight home page

Let us know what you think below.

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5 Responses

  1. Jocelyn L says:

    So, that’s why I no longer see the ‘Index of legal terms’. When I was completing my advanced WestlawUK certificate, I was very confused of where this page was on my Westlaw because it was very useful.

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